We are a North Side-based partnership of groups and organizations. We are committed to empowering families and neighborhoods by providing coordinated and comprehensive services while developing community structures for operation.
The goal of North Side Partnership Project is to leverage the strengths of our families and neighborhoods to accomplish the following:
- Build economically stable, strong and sustainable neighborhoods
- Create a safe and productive environment for families
- Substantially increase academic performance and cultural awareness
Perry Hilltop/ Observatory Hill/ Perry North
Study from 2010 Government Census, Buhl Foundation Census and 2010 Middle States Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools
In the News
North Side Partnership Project Hopes To Offer Community Resources At A Former Perry South School
As a reverend, teacher, community organizer and poet, Eleanor Williams is a woman of many talents. She joined 90.5 WESA’s The Confluence to talk about her work and her latest endeavor with the North Side Partnership Project, a coalition of seven nonprofits.
Northside placemakers find funding through mini-grant program
Family Legacy Dinners hosted by the North Side Partnership Project and Save Garvin Field are two community initiatives started with the help of New Sun Rising’s One Northside Mini-Grant Program.
Seven spots that make Pittsburgh a better place
Anytime a decommissioned school gets new life, a neighborhood has reason to celebrate, but the reopening of McNaugher School as a community resource mall in March gave Perry South a multi-dimensional asset. It had been vacant since 2012, when the Rev. Eleanor Williams, the founder and president of Northside Partnership Project, began organizing support to repurpose the building.
In Perry South, transforming a vacant school into a community resource center
Chalkboards, lockers and motivational posters still find a home inside a sprawling, century-old school atop a hill in Perry South that closed six years ago.
Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Keeping it old school: Reusing what binds our communities
Years after they close, stately old schools continue to mean something to the neighborhoods they served. Education was the purpose, but the aesthetic was always about the community and its narrative: Schools bind one generation to another, one neighbor to another, and confer a sense of place like few buildings can.